Dr. Naif Al Qahtani
General Manager, CCUS Center at KACST, National Center for Carbon Management Technology (KACST)
Naif Alqahtani is an Associate Research Professor at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). Currently, He is the General Manager of Carbon Management Technologies Institute under the Sustainability and Environment Sector at KACST. Dr. Alqahtani also leads the Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) Joint Research Center between KACST and the Ministry of Energy. His recent research interests cover the areas of cryogenic fluid behavior such as liquid carbon dioxide and liquefied natural gas, carbon capture utilization and storage application in oil and gas industry, CO2-EOR , and rock mechanics. Participated as a member of the local expert team in preparing a report on future technologies for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued by KACST in 2021. Dr. Alqahtani has also carried out many research projects in the field of advanced stimulation and CO2-EOR, and he was a member of several CCUS committees.